Case Studies

Cases

Statistics

Number of Participants:
1,261 (average per year)
Class Size:
Language courses: up to 6 per class
(we also have many one-on-one tutorial sessions)

Management courses: up to 15-20 participants
(small groups ensure a richer learning experience for participants)
Industries:
Construction, Food, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Glass, Ceramics, Heavy Machinery, Electronics, Precision Machinery, Real Estate, Marine Transportation, ICT, Services, Banking, Securities, Insurance

Others:
Foreign Embassies in Japan, NGOs/NPOs, Universities, High Schools
Nationality of Participants:
Japan, USA, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines, Viet Nam, Indonesia, India, UAE, Romania, Czech, Bulgaria, Finland, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain
Training Locations:
Japan
Aomori, Gunma, Ibaraki, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Aichi, Gifu, Osaka, Hyogo, Okayama, Ehime, Oita, Kumamoto

Overseas
Korea, China, Singapore

Executive Development: Next Generation Local Company Presidents

Client:
Japanese Manufacturer (No. 1 in Japan in their industry)
Contents:
  • Accounting / Financial Management
  • Strategic Management
  • HR Management
  • Marketing Management, etc.

The client selected next generation president candidates for their operations in Asian countries and provided a series of modular training sessions at their Tokyo headquarters. We designed and delivered intensive management courses in Accounting/Financial Management, Strategic Management, Marketing, HR Management, etc. with extensive self and competitor analyses.

Executive Development: 360-Degree Assessments and Coaching

Client:
Foreign Manufacturer (No. 1 in the world in their category)
Contents:
  • 360-degree assessments
  • Feedback sessions
  • Individual coaching sessions

We designed and provided a seamless program from 360-degree assessments and feedback sessions to individual coaching sessions for the president (non-Japanese) and all directors (multi-national) of the client. The program improved team building within the management team and accelerated achieving the target of repositioning their brand in the Japanese market.

Executive Development: Communication Skills in English

Client:
Japanese Manufacturer (No. 2 in Japan in their industry)
Contents:
  • Business English
  • Communication skills in English

The client acquired a European competitor and appointed one of their Japanese executives as CEO. We assessed his communication skills, and designed and delivered coaching sessions to equip him with the necessary skills and mindset of a corporate leader.

Organizational Development: Facilitation of In-House Meetings

Client:
Foreign Manufacturer (No. 1 in the world in their category)
Contents:
  • Facilitation of board meetings
  • Facilitation of marketing meetings (with workshops for idea-generation techniques)

Middle Management Development: Business Communication Skills

Client:
Japanese Manufacturer (one of the biggest in Japan in their industry)
Contents:
  • Business Communication Skills
  • Terms in Accounting / Finance
  • Terms in Strategic Management
  • Terms in Marketing Management, etc.

Japanese middle managers of the client found it challenging to communicate in English with non-Japanese MBA staff in overseas subsidiaries. We designed and delivered a series of workshops with numerous role-plays incorporating basic terms in business management.

Staff Development: Business Communication Skills

Client:
Japanese IT Developer (one of the biggest in Japan in their industry)
Contents:
  • Business communication skills in English
  • Simulations of meetings in English

The client increasingly had to deal with partners in India. We provided a team of Japanese IT developers with an authentic environment in which they could simulate future meetings using their own work-specific documents.

Global Communication Skills for University Administrators

Client:
Kumamoto University
Contents:
  • Communication skills in English
  • E-mail writing
  • Cross-cultural awareness

As part of a university-wide endeavor for globalization, we designed and delivered a training program for selected Japanese administrative personnel to better deal with foreign students and researchers.

Professional E-Learning Program

Client:
Indonesian Government
Contents:
  • E-learning technology
  • Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Infrastructure for creating an effective learning environment
  • Instructional design - paper-based and web-based
  • Video production and Final Cut Pro (video editing software) workshop

A two-week training program for Indonesian government officials from the Ministry of Finance.

Please see the press release below for details.